Ectodermal Dysplasia Treatment Videos Now Available

The one thing all our families want is information about ectodermal dysplasia treatment. You want to know what to expect for you or your child. You are seeking treatment options. You are looking for answers. That’s where the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias comes in. We now have six free videos of educational workshops from our 2017 Family Conference available to watch. You can hear from our experts, see their presentations and learn.

No Longer Feel Isolated With AEC Syndrome

Learn about the Brown family’s journey when their daughter, Erin, was diagnosed with Ankyloblepharon-Ectodermal Defects-Clefting (AEC) syndrome. They also talk about how their NFED family has been a tremendous help over the last 5 years.

Important Discovery Made in AEC and EEC Research

By Maranke I. Koster, Ph.D. and Peter J. Koch, Ph.D., University of Colorado School of Medicine Since our last research update, we have been hard at work to understand the basis for skin and eye abnormalities that occur in patients affected by ankyloblepharon-ectodermal defects-clefting (AEC) syndrome and ectrodactyly-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting (EEC) syndrome. These two ectodermal dysplasias are caused…

Sharing the Excitement of Research

By Maranke Koster, Ph. D. I first became aware of the NFED, and of ectodermal dysplasias, while investigating the role of a gene by the name of p63. The striking similarities between mice lacking a functional p63 gene and individuals affected by ectodermal dysplasias suggested a role for p63 in these disorders. Sure enough, it…

AEC and EEC Families: Dr. Colin E. Willoughby, prominent researcher @ our National Family Conference!!

You Have the Opportunity to Share Your Eye Concerns With Researcher By Jack Kriz I am so excited! I mean really, really, excited! Dr. Colin E. Willoughby will  attend this year’s National Family Conference! Who is this doctor? Well, early this year, NFED staffer Mary Fete, shared with me some info about a researcher from Belfast…